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VHSL Administrator Award Presented to W-L Principal, Dr. Gregg Robertson

Dr. Gregg Robertson has been selected to receive the Virginia High School League (VHSL) Award of Merit as the Northern Region Administrator of the Year. Doctor Robertson’s willingness to represent the region on VHSL committees, his passion, support and recognition of the power of after school activities and his dedication to stay informed by attending […]

W-L HS Students Selected to 2019 All-Virginia Choir in Richmond, VA.

Washington-Lee HS Choir will be represented by two students at the annual 2019 All-Virginia Choir in Richmond, VA. Sophomore Marissa McDonnell, for the second year in a row, will be joined by Freshman Henry Bedell. Three students were also named alternates; Drew Kellenberger (12), Sofia Sanz-Kimura (11) and Joel Brown (10). McDonnell and Bedell will […]

Senior Regional Orchestra Students Aiming for States

Congratulations to seniors Sarah Russell-Hunter, Max Herrmann and Sabrina Shuster for being accepted into the Senior Regional Orchestra on November 8 – 10, 2019. Henry Nissen and Lily Watson were also selected as members of the All-District Orchestra which performed at Wakefield HS on January 12th. Only 44 violins were accepted out of nearly 150 students […]

Nine Students Earn All-District Band Honors

Congratulations to the following Washington – Lee High School Band students for making the District 12 All-District Band: Benjamin Adams – Tuba Angel Dominguez – Trombone Robert Kirchenbauer – Trombone Alex Stipe – French Horn Noah Portner – Clarinet Nikola Porto – Trumpet Graham Lazorchak – Percussion Nicholas Appricio – French Horn Alternate June Nelson […]

Students Discuss Politics

Washington-Lee Young Democrats and Young Republicans engaged in a civil discussion related to the government shutdown, the border wall and immigration.  Proud of the passion, tolerance and open-mindedness these students exhibited.

Eighteen Students Gain 1st Place and Advance to Regional Science Fair

The Washington – Lee HS Science Fair was held this past weekend and 18 students placed first. They will now take their talents to the Regional Science Fair to be held later this year in March. Congratulations all students that submitted ideas, projects, presentations for the Fair. The students names that will advance are: Alissa Rivero, Sophie Finkelstein, […]

It’s Academic Team Off To A Hot Start In 2019

Washington – Lee HS “It’s Academic Team” has been very busy during the month of January attending various competitions around Norther Virginia. They took 2nd Place at the District Scholastic Tournament, qualifying for Regionals and beating schools traditional powerhouses, Yorktown HS and Langley HS. The team was even forced to split the squad in two […]

Men of Respect (MOR) Club Tries Yoga with the Help of Pentagon City CorePower Yoga Studio

The Men of Respect (MOR) Club recently hosted Pentagon City CorePowerYoga Studio Club Manager for an intense introduction to the yoga. The Club Manager lead the students in a basic series of positions and focused on the power of breath, challenging them to hold specific poses all the while continuing to try something new. The […]